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National Science Foundation

Researchers Train in An Inflatable Boat at NSF's Palmer Station.

Caption: The field team that conducted the microbe research receive training in cold-water rescue and safe boat-handling procedures at NSF's Palmer Station on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Credit: Alison E. Murray, Desert Research Institute

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